Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index

Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, the Center for International Earth Science Information Network of Columbia University, Columbia University

This website provides environmental data and summaries that compare 133 countries along 16 environmental policy criteria. Categories include air quality, water resources, environmental health, sustainable energy, resource management, and habitat and biodiversity. The full report is available for download either in separate sections or as a complete, but large, file. Raw data for each criterion is also available in Excel files.

Subject: Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Policy:Global Policy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Public policy , Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biodiversity, Habitats, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Forest Resources, Air Quality, Global Change and Climate:Ozone depletion, Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Public policy
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Scientific Resources:Collection
Special Interest: Sustainability
Environmental Policy:
Theme: Teach the EarthCourse TopicsAtmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Biocomplexity, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public Policy, Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Sustainability, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental ScienceKeywords: child mortality, sanitation, urban particulates, regional ozone, nitrogen loading, wilderness and ecoregion protection, timber harvest rate, agricultural subsidies, overfishing, energy efficiency, renewable energy, carbon dioxide per GDP